Australian pastry chef creates Shin Ramyun-flavoured macaron with spicy aftertaste

Sweet, salty and spicy.

Fasiha Nazren | July 18, 2020, 04:55 PM

Here at Mothership, we have seen a lot of weird food combinations.

And here's yet another one.

On July 17, Australian pastry chef Van Nguyen shared his latest creation on Facebook community page Subtle Asian Traits (SAT).

Shin Ramyun-flavoured macarons

Here's presenting the Shin Ramyun macaron:

Photo from Van Nguyen's Facebook page.

Essentially, it is a macaron infused with the popular Korean kimchi-flavoured instant noodles.

So what does it taste like?

According to Nguyen, the macaron shell is sweet while the filling is cheese-like and salty with a spicy aftertaste.

Polarising views

The post on SAT gained more than 11,000 reactions and 4,600 comments.

Here's how the community reacted:

You can see his public post here.

Top image from Van Nguyen's Facebook page.